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Making History

A selection of great recent history non-fiction from our stock.

Magazines and E-Magazines

Magazines and e-magazines

Learn more about the magazines you can borrow from the library, plus download e-magazines for free using RBdigital.

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Poetry Connect

Thank you to everyone who submitted poems.
We are closed for submissions, but are still publishing.
Read the selected poems and be inspired for our next theme.

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E-books from Other Worlds

Some of the best of science fiction and fantasy ebooks from RBdigital.
Why not lose yourself in another world....

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Reading Well Collection

The Reading Well collection provides self-help reading for adults dealing with a range of mental health and other long term conditions.
'It's an inspiration ...'

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Share Your Thoughts

Loved it, hated it, indifferent?
Tell us what you thought
Visit Arena to review or rate the books, CDs and DVDs you have recently read, listened to or watched!

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Your Library At Home

Learn how to access amazing digital resources from the comfort of your home;
E-books, audiobooks, newspapers, magazines and more.

BBC Wildlife Magazine

BBC Wildlife Magazine

BBC Wildlife is one of over 55 titles available to download for free.
Check out the collection of over 55 e-magazines available to download and read for free.
Download the RBdigital app and then create a RBdigital account and you are away!

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Quotes

Fantastic book and library related quotes to inspire and enthuse!
Why not share them with your friends?

Reading Groups

Are you in a Reading Group?

Have you signed up for our Reading Group service?
Want to know what you are entitled to?
Request your next set of books here.

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New e-audio Titles

21 new titles have been added to the e-audio service for June - discover them here!

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Live Well, Feel Well

Live well and feel well with these books and resources on mental health and well-being.

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Library Humour

Funny things that book and library lovers can relate to.
Go on - take some time out for a giggle!

Quick Reads

Quick Reads

Collections of books designed to help people improve their reading and gain new confidence with books.